Optical Tables

Newport offers a wide variety of Optical Tables including our broadband RPR Series Optical Tables , our tuned damped RS Series Optical Tables , and our actively damped SmartTable Optical Tables with IQ Damping Technology . Our optical table solutions are designed to fit any performance, budget and delivery need. From very demanding applications like confocal microscopy, spectroscopy or interferometry, to applications under a small budget, Newport has the right optical table for them all.

What's behind Newport optical tables is our knowledge and experience of designing, manufacturing and testing optical table and system for over 40 years. Our optical tables have helped in many scientific and industrial success stories across various subjects from fundamental physics to semiconductor manufacturing. When you choose a Newport optical table, you have chosen not only the provedn superior performance and quality, but also our wealth of knowledge, experience and committed product support along your way.

Selecting an Optical Table

Click Optical Table to shop or browse all of our standard models, or select a product family below for more information. We also offer a complete line of Vibration Isolators. For an overview of Newport Vibration Control capabilities, click Vibration Control Overview .

Series Technical Description Applications
Optical Table Tops
VC-st_series-S ST Series SmartTable Optical Tables • Highest level of damping using IQ damping technology
• Fully sealed holes
• 8 to 18 in. thick, up to 5 ft wide by 14 ft long
• Interferometry and high resolution experiments
• Best choice for application with critical dimension and damping requirements
VC-rs_series-WEB RS Series Research Grade Optical Tables RS4000: Highest level of tuned damping
RS2000: Tuned Damping
• Fully sealed holes
• 8 to 24 in. thick, up to 5 ft wide by 20 ft long
RS4000: High resolution experiments
RS2000: Electro-optical experiments and processes
VC-Smart Table UT2-S ST-UT2 Series Tuned Damped Optical Tables Upgradable to SmartTable • Tuned damping
• Fully sealed holes
• 8 to 18 in. thick, up to 5 ft wide by 14 ft long
• upgradeable with IQ damping technology
• Electro-optical experiments and process
VC-Smart Table UT-S ST-UT Series Optical Tables Upgradable to SmartTable • Fully sealed holes
• 8 to 18 in. thick, up to 5 ft wide by 14 ft long
• Upgradeable with IQ damping technology
• Experiments not requiring damped work surfaces
VC-rs_series-S RPR Reliance Series Industrial and Educational Grade Optical Tables • Fully sealed holes
• 8 to 24 in. thick, up to 5 ft wide by 20 ft long
• Experiments not requiring damped work surfaces
VC-ucs_series-S UCS Series Cleanroom Compatible Optical Tables • Cleanroom compatible
• Tuned damping
• Fully sealed holes
• 8 to 24 in. thick, up to 5 ft wide by 20 ft long
• Experiments requiring cleanroom compatability
VC-fabfloor-S FF Series FabFloor Semiconductor Equipment Pedestals • Tuned vibration absorbers
• Laminar flow/perforated core
• Custom dimensions
• Through holes for wires, cables and tubes
• Class One cleanroom compatible
• Manufacturing or Applications require equipment pedestals
• Semiconductor manufacturing
• Cleanroom pedestal type applications that require custom dimensions
Optical Table Systems (Including Table Tops and Isolators/Supports)
OTS no shelf SmartTable® OTS™ Series Optical Table System • Fully sealed holes
• 8 to 12 in. thick, up to 5 ft wide by 10 ft long
• upgradable with IQ damping technology
• Various Accessories available
• Applications ranging from interferometry to general electro-optical experiments
Integrity Integrity VCS Series Optical Table Vibration Control System • Fully sealed holes
• 6 to 12 in. thick, up to 5 ft wide by 10 ft long

• Teaching labs
• Fiber based experiments
• Applications not requiring highly damped work surfaces

Optical Table Accessories

Series Features
VC-ats_series-S Space Saving Accessories • Increased table space
• Mechanical isolation of equipment with fans
• Convenient location of laser systems
• Enhanced ergonomics
VC-te_series-S Optical Table Enclosures • Improves results by reducing air currents.
• Raises S/N ratio for optical data processing applications
• Easily installed around existing Newport optical tables
• Can be custom built to your specification
VC-LTE_2box_lid-WEB Light Tight Optical Table Enclosures • Lightweight HDPE black panels for light sensitive applications
• Protects sensitive equipment from dust, acoustic noise, thermal gradients and light
• Mounts directly to optical tables and breadboards
• Complete enclosure is shipped unassembled – panels included
• Can be custom built to your specification
VC-ers97-WEB Optical Table Earthquake Restraints • Better management of cabling
• Less cable vibration problems
• Ability to connect tables
• Prevents table from overturning during an earthquake
• Convenient hole locations

Learn More About Newport Optical Tables

When you choose Newport Vibration Control solutions, you have chosen not only high quality and perforamance products, but also our committed product support. Newport's experienced support engineers will be glad to help you determine which product suits your needs. Simply call 877-835-9620, or click Contact Us to submit your feedback or questions.

Please be sure to check out Newport's Tutorials , and the videos in our Vibration Control YouTube Playlist to learn more about our products.

If you want to improve your optical table system performance, or have questions floating your table, make sure to check out these Optical Table FAQ Videos .


Newport Optical Table Set Up


SmartTable® OTS™ Table System Overview


Integrity VCS™ Series Overview

Optical Table Top Size at a Glance

Size (Metric Size) RS Series ST Series
ST-UT2 Series
ST-UT Series
RPR Reliance™ Series
Width x Length Thickness Catalog Offering
3' x 6' (900 mm x 1800 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
3' x 8' (900 mm x 2400 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
3' x 10' (900 mm x 3000 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
4' x 6' (1200 mm x 1800 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
4' x 8' (1200 mm x 2400 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
4' x 10' (1200 mm x 3000 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
4' x 12' (1200 mm x 3600 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
4' x 14' (1200 mm x 4200 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
4' x 16' (1200 mm x 4800 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
4' x 18' (1200 mm x 5400 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
4' x 20' (1200 mm x 6000 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
5' x 6' (1500 mm x 1800 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
5' x 8' (1500 mm x 2400 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
5' x 10' (1500 mm x 3000 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
5' x 12' (1500 mm x 3600 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
5' x 14' (1500 mm x 4200 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
5' x 16' (1500 mm x 4800 mm) 8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
18'' (457 mm)
24'' (610 mm)
Custom Sizes


Optical Table System Size at a Glance

Size (Metric Size) SmartTable OTS Family Integrity VCS™ Series
INT1 INT2 INT3
Width x Length Thickness Catalog Offering
4' x 6' (1200 mm x 1800 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
4' x 7' (1200 mm x 2100 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
4' x 8' (1200 mm x 2400 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
4' x 9' (1200 mm x 2700 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm) v
4' x 10' (1200 mm x 3000 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
5' x 6' (1500 mm x 1800 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
5' x 7' (1500 mm x 2100 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
5' x 8' (1500 mm x 2400 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
5' x 9' (1500 mm x 2700 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
5' x 10' (1500 mm x 3000 mm) 6'' (149 mm)
8'' (203 mm)
12'' (305 mm)
Custom Sizes